Results 281–300 of 882 for speaker:Mr Edward Milne

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Redundant Miners (Special Allowances) (13 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is the hon. Gentleman aware of the concern in parts of the country about the solution to this problem, which is wanted earlier rather than later?

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Fuel Supplies (Storage) (13 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Minister of Technology if he will take steps to arrange for the siting of storage depots for smokeless and other fuels in areas where coal fired central heating exists on a large scale; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Fuel Supplies (Storage) (13 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the Government cannot duck their responsibility in this matter? While the trade has its problems to solve in relation to the coming winter, the facilities for tackling the problems must be provided by the Government. Is he further aware that local authorities in many parts of the country have provided housing schemes with coal-fired central heating, and that...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Value-Added Tax (7 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the proposals for a value-added tax in Great Britain arising from negotiations on entry into the European Economic Community.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Value-Added Tax (7 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the secrecy about the value-added tax is bound to cause concern, not only in Britain but in Europe generally? It is time that the Government came clean on this matter. Or have they dismissed the idea of a value-added tax until they are coerced into it during the course of the negotiations on the Common Market?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Value-Added Tax (7 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In view of the unsatisfactory nature of that reply, I give notice that I will raise the matter on the Adjournment at the earliest possible moment.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Conference of European Communities (Minister's Statement) (7 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information was provided by his Department in regard to the state of the country's economy for inclusion in the statement made on behalf of Her Majesty's Government by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster at the Meeting of the Conference of European Communities at Luxembourg on 30th June, 1970 published as Command Paper No. 4401.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Conference of European Communities (Minister's Statement) (7 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is the hon. Gentleman aware of the dilemma in which the Government have been placed by this decision, because in arguing at Luxembourg that our economy was on a sound and stable basis they were giving evidence which was contrary to the arguments of the Prime Minister during the election campaign that we were running into an economic crisis? Will the hon. Gentleman try to square those two...

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Northern Region (Special Problems) (6 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Minister of Technology what arrangements have been made by his Department to deal with the special problems of the Blyth constituency and the Northern Region; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Northern Region (Special Problems) (6 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on his appointment. Is he aware that statements have already been made by the Chairman of the Northum- berland County Council to the effect that the firms being attracted to the North-East are the wrong sort of firms? Will he use his personal influence to assure the noble Lord that he was talking nonsense?

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: Local Radio Stations (6 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications if he will make a statement on the proposals for the setting up of Radio Newcastle.

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: Local Radio Stations (6 Jul 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: In congratulating the right hon. Gentleman on his appointment, may I ask him to make sure that one of his first acts is to see that there is no surrender to vested interests in this matter? Will he ensure that the plans, which are already well advanced, for the setting up of Radio Newcastle are not disturbed and that we get this radio station at the earliest possible moment?

Minister of Technology (Broadcast) (21 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Q11. Mr. Milne asked the Prime Minister whether the broadcast speech by the Minister of Technology on the subject of worker participation in discussions on monopolies and mergers, on 5th April, represents the policy of Her Majesty's Government.

Minister of Technology (Broadcast) (21 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is my right hon. Friend aware that his reply is very welcome since it indicates an awareness of the part played by workers in industry in the economic improvement of the country and that this will increasingly occur in any discussions on mergers or take-overs in future?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Prisoners (Visits by Children) (16 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will institute an inquiry into the question of the visits of children to parents in prison; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Prisoners (Visits by Children) (16 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is my hon. Friend aware that that reply is disappointing, because there should be consultation with children's departments about the methods adopted in the visiting of prisons, and that turning down a request for an inquiry is disappointing? Would he look at this again?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police, Northumberland (Personal Radios Sets) (16 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will obtain a report from the Chief Constable as to how many personal radio sets were available to police officers in Northumberland in September, 1969, and the comparable figure for 1965.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police, Northumberland (Personal Radios Sets) (16 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: Is my hon. Friend aware that we are very pleased with those figures, because they show the improved effectiveness of an already well-organised and efficient police force?

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (15 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: The hon. Member for Harrow, Central (Mr. Grant) will forgive me if I do not follow his remarks too closely. He paid more attention to matters of detail in the Budget than did either of the Front Bench spokesmen of his party who have spoken in the debate. It was disappointing to hear the right hon. Gentleman the Leader of the Opposition indulging at this critical period in our history in...

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill (9 Apr 1970)

Mr Edward Milne: The hon. Member for Canterbury (Mr. Crouch), with his usual warmth, paid tribute to the efficiency and skill of the folk in the mining industry. I think this is best exemplified by the adaptability of the miners in the areas of pit closures and where there is alternative industry. It is because of the follow-up of the 1965 and 1967 Acts that we welcome the proposals in this Bill, firstly...


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